Principles of Soil Physics examines the impact of the physical, mechanical, and hydrological properties and processes of soil on agricultural production, the environment, and sustainable use of natural resources. The text incorporates valuable assessment methods, graphs, problem sets, and tables from recent studies performed around the globe and of

chapter 1|12 pages

Importance of Soil Physics

chapter 3|57 pages

Soil Solids

chapter 4|54 pages

Soil Structure

chapter 5|13 pages


chapter 6|22 pages

Manifestations of Soil Structure

chapter 7|39 pages

Soil Strength and Compaction

chapter 8|20 pages

Soil Rheology and Plasticity

chapter 9|34 pages


chapter 10|31 pages

Soil’s Moisture Content

chapter 11|32 pages

Soil-Moisture Potential

chapter 12|22 pages

Water Flow in Saturated Soils

chapter 13|23 pages

Water Flow in Unsaturated Soils

chapter 14|33 pages

Water Infiltration in Soil

chapter 15|24 pages

Soil Water Evaporation

chapter 16|42 pages

Solute Transport

chapter 17|40 pages

Soil Temperature and Heat Flow in Soils

chapter 18|39 pages

Soil Air and Aeration

chapter 19|22 pages

Physical Properties of Gravelly Soils